Safer Clinical Systems: evaluation findings

February 20, 2015

Source:  The Health Foundation

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Date of publication:  December 2014

Publication type:  News item

In a nutshell: The Health Foundation’s Safer Clinical Systems programme explores how approaches from other industries could be used to improve safety in the NHS. The evaluation team make a number of recommendations in this report and say that further analysis is needed to assess whether this approach is better or more cost-effective than other approaches to improving safety.

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Safer Clinical Systems team shortlisted for a Patient Safety Award

April 4, 2011

Source: The Health Foundation

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Date of publication: February 2011

Publication type: News item

In a nutshell: This news item highlights the results, by one Trust, of the Safer Clinical Systems programme run by The Health Foundation.  The programme focusses on ensuring that all necessary and relevant information is added to patient records accurately and in a timely fashion.  The Trust, NHS Lothian in Scotland, found that by implementing the programme they were able to reduce inaccurate records by 80% in 18 months. 

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